FORD B600 1983: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : FORD Model : B600 Year : 1983
Build Dates : 1982-11-01 - 1982-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 83V016000
Date Owner's Notified: 1983-03-25 Date Received by ODI: 1983-02-15 Date Added to Database: 1983-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: Ford Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 300
Summary:
      ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE WIRING ASSEMBLY TO THE FLOOR MOUNTED HEADLAMP DIMMER SWITCH MAY BE TOO TIGHT; SHOULD WIRES DISCONNECT, THE HEADLIGHTS WILL NOT OPERATE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      THE DEALER WILL MODIFY THE DIMMER SWITCH WIRING WITH A WIRE EXTENSION ASSEMBLY AT NO CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MEDIUM TRUCKS, HEAVY TRUCKS AND BUS CHASSIS.SYSTEM: LIGHTING AND COMMUNICATIONS; HEADLAMP DIMMER SWITCH WIRING HARNESS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: DRIVER FOOT PRESSURE ON OR ABOVE THE DIMMER SWITCH MAYRESULT IN DISCONNECTION OF THE WIRES AND SUBSEQUENT LOSS OF HEADLAMPILLUMINATION. HEADLAMP FAILURE COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE CRASH.